AHA “Heart Walk” Connects Local Citizens to Essential Health Metrics.
The BioIQ Surf Club was formed not only to enjoy the steady swells that roll in off the Pacific, but also to spread the word to Santa Barbara citizens about the importance of tracking their vital health metrics. Members of the Surf Club will be sponsoring a Heart Walk today in conjunction with the American Heart Association (AHA). The Santa Barbara Heart Walk celebrates those who have made lifestyle changes and encourages people to take the pledge to live healthier lifestyles. It also raises money to fund life-saving research and initiatives in the Santa Barbara community.
BioIQ’s fundamental charter includes empowering individuals and organizations to prevent chronic health conditions such as diabetes, cancer, hypertension, and heart disease. Tracking these metrics over time becomes the basis for achieving health improvement goals—both for individuals and for an entire population. This charter echoes the overall goal of the AHA event: to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It’s also an important component of the American Heart Association’s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
As the philanthropic arm of the company, the BioIQ Surf Club is pleased to play a role in the American Heart Association’s lifesaving research and initiatives. BioIQ especially encourages local business owners to join the event and to stop by BioIQ’s booth to learn about health and wellness solutions for their organizations.
BioIQ is a health improvement technology company that enables organizations to connect with their populations, measure vital health metrics, and achieve health improvement goals. BioIQ works with some of the largest employers and health companies in the nation. Since its inception in 2005, it has launched thousands of successful health improvement programs serving millions of participants.
Press Contact: David Baum
Director of Communications, BioIQ